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Friends, family, and supporters of the Labour Party came together to pay their last respects to him James Tanny Rose yesterday.
Rose passed away on October 30 at the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and generosity.
His funeral was held at The Cathedral of St John the Divine and was attended by a large number of people, including Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Former Prime Minister Winston Baldwin Spencer.
During the eulogy, one of Rose’s sons, D James Rose the third, spoke about his father’s deep sense of responsibility towards his family.
He shared a touching anecdote about his father’s response during a visit to Antigua, where he expressed his desire to plan a big celebration for his father’s 75th birthday.
His father’s response to him was, “You just take care of them two likkle red pickney you have and make sure they’re safe, so when you get to my age, you can pass in peace because your family’s alright.” This showed his father’s unwavering love and concern for his family.
Health Minister, Sir Molwyn Joseph, paid tribute to Rose’s dedication to the media. “His journey in the world of media was not just a job, it was a lifelong commitment to serve, inform and uplift those around him,” he stated.
Rose’s passing is a great loss to his family, friends, and the community. He was interred at the St John’s Public Cemetery.